Talk about Bieber fever!
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber kicked off his "Believe" concert tour in Glendale, Arizona, with a really sick show -- literally! In the middle of his set, the 18-year-old singer leaned over and threw up onstage. Ever the trooper, the Biebs kept the show going despite stopping two more times to get sick.
You can see Bieber's pukey pause here, courtesy of TMZ, but be careful or you may lose your own lunch!
Meanwhile, Justin's sick concert kickoff brings to mind a few other concerts that didn't go so well. Accidents and concert tragedies aside, check out these concerts that were just plain bad.
Madonna - Hyde Park, 2012
In July, Madonna MDNA concert in London's Hyde Park was dubbed a flop when hundreds of unhappy concert goers walked out of the show. According to UK's Daily Mail, a 10:30 p.m. curfew, poor sound quality, rain, and Madge's failure to perform some of her old school hits were all to blame.
Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen - London, 2012
Leave it to that pesky London curfew again! In July, legendary rockers Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney were jamming with the E Street Band and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello at a London show, when they were cut off during their encore due to the late time. (It was 10:40 p.m.!) With the power shut off by authorities, the band walked off stage in what was a lackluster end to a once-in-a-lifetime jam session. "Seriously, when did England become a police state?" E Street band's Stevie Van Zandt wrote on Twitter.
Green Day - iHeartRadio Festival, 2012
Last month, rock band Green day's appearance at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas ended with lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong's profanity laced rant over….Justin Bieber? Yes, for some reason the Green day frontman targeted the Biebs when a teleprompter warned his band to wrap things up. Armstrong launched into a tirade that included, "I've been around since f--king nineteen eighty f--king eight, and you're gonna give me one minute?! You've gotta be f--king kidding me! I'm not f--king Justin Bieber!" before he smashed his guitar to pieces. Armstrong checked into rehab two days later.
Hole - Washington DC, 2010
A 2010 Hole show at Washington DC's 9:30 Club was described as "disastrous" by the Washington Post. Fans had little love for lead singer Courtney Love, who reportedly spent the bulk of the night engaging in mindless onstage chit chat and posing for an ongoing iPhone video that was being recorded by someone in her posse. According to the Post, two-thirds of the $45-per ticket audience fled the scene before the show ended, and those that did stay endured Love's forgotten song lyrics and guitar chords. "This is a really weird show," Love said. "I can't tell if it's really terrible." Unfortunately, fans could.
Pearl Jam- MTV's "Singles" Promo Party, 1992
Seattle rock band Pearl Jam had a rare day off on their Lollapalooza touring schedule back in 1992, when they were tapped to promote the Cameron Crowe movie, "Singles," with a concert for MTV. After drinking wine and tequila during the sound checks, the band members were clearly intoxicated during their set. Guitarist Stone Gossard later said of the show, "It was a total disaster," while lead singer Eddie Vedder still refuses to watch the footage. You can check out the band's drunken debacle here.
Ozzy Osbourne - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1982
Ozzy Osbourne had already shocked record execs by biting the head off of a dove during a meeting, when he bit the head off of a bat during a 1982 show in Des Moines, Iowa. The Prince of Darkness claimed he thought the bat -- which had been tossed on stage by a fan -- was rubber. According to Spinner, Osbourne was treated for rabies immediately following the show.
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